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The Edged Weapons topic covers news, tips, tactics and equipment officers need to defend against blade attacks. Whether it’s a butcher knife, a machete, an axe, or a pocket knife, police officers face the threat of an edged weapon attack exponentially more often than a firearm.
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May 25, 2015

Armed man who caused Seattle-area court evacuation arrested

Man was seen armed with a knife and a crowbar Sunday morning inside the county courthouse - Full Story
May 14, 2015
Police arrest NY man shot after hammer attacks

Police arrest NY man shot after hammer attacks

30-year-old David Baril, who remains in critical condition, faces assault and weapon charges - Full Story
May 13, 2015
Video: NY cops shoot man suspected in 4 hammer attacks

Video: NY cops shoot man suspected in 4 hammer attacks

Man pulled a hammer from a bag and lunged at officers who approached him on the street - Full Story
May 12, 2015

Dad avoids jail time in NH amusement park melee with cops

Police said the judge set a dangerous precedent, creating the impression that people who disobey officers can get away with it - Full Story
May 06, 2015
Officers' legal attack begins in Freddie Gray case

Officers' legal attack begins in Freddie Gray case

One cop has challenged police and a top prosecutor to produce a knife that prompted the arrest, arguing in a court motion that it is an illegal weapon - Full Story
May 05, 2015

Pizza delivery driver gets stabbed, still makes delivery

Driver who was carjacked, robbed and stabbed called the restaurant for a fresh pie while he was being treated in the hospital emergency room that ordered the food - Full Story
April 30, 2015

Girl, 14, stabbed at suburban Denver school; boy detained

Broomfield police Sgt. Mark Goodell said the girl was stabbed in the back and airlifted to the hospital - Full Story
April 28, 2015

Civilians rescue campus officer violently stabbed in Texas store

The suspect walked up to her, pulled out a large hunting knife and began stabbing her - Full Story
April 27, 2015

Trending Topics: How quickly a call can turn violent

By PoliceOne Staff The release of body camera footage capturing a sudden knife attack at a disturbance... - Full Story
April 24, 2015

2 Dallas officers won't be indicted in fatal OIS

A grand jury has declined to indict two Dallas police officers who fatally shot a mentally ill man armed with a screwdriver in an incident last year - Full Story



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